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Better Kansas City: High blood pressure—the silent health threat

June 4, 2020

Nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, which is one of the leading causes of heart attacks, strokes, and many other health issues.

Uncontrolled blood pressure is also a big risk factor for severe complications in those with COVID-19.

Dr. Tracy Stevens, cardiologist and medical director of Saint Luke's Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center, shared several simple steps you can take lower your numbers on Better Kansas City.

Watch the full interview below.

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